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The Best YouTube Premium Original Series

Updated March 30, 2021 100.3k votes 40.2k voters 309.8k views96 items

List RulesVote for the best YouTube Original series.

We're ranking the best YouTube Originals (formerly known as YouTube Premium shows and, before that, YouTube Red) currently streaming on YouTube! Featuring comedy, drama, reality, and more, YouTube Premium originals come in all different genres, so there's something for everyone. Also, the first episode of all YouTube Premium originals is always free, so you can always check out the pilot before subscribing. Which YouTube Premium shows are worth binging in your downtime? If you're looking for feature films, check out the best movies on YouTube Premium.

What are the best shows to watch on YouTube Premium? This list of YouTube Premium original shows features YouTube's longest-running series, Foursome, starring Logan Paul and Jenn McAllister. Other funny YouTube comedies include Good Game, Single by 30, and Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television.

If you're looking for YouTube original dramas, check out the sci-fi thriller Lifeline and Buzzfeed's Broke. There are also plenty of reality shows on YouTube, like Fight of the Living Dead, Squad Wars, and Escape the Night.

Vote up the best YouTube TV shows below and feel free to add anything you think is missing. 

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    Cobra Kai

    Ralph Macchio, William Zabka
    Cobra Kai (YouTube Red, 2018) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by...  more

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    Wayne

    Mark McKenna, Ciara Bravo
    Wayne (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American action comedy web television series created by...  more
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    Impulse

    Maddie Hasson, Missi Pyle
    Impulse (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American drama web television series based on the novel...  more

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    Origin

    Natalia Tena, Tom Felton
    Origin (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American science fiction drama web television series...  more
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    Liza on Demand

    Liza Koshy, Kimiko Glenn
    Liza on Demand (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American comedy web television series created by...  more

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    Weird City

    Levar Burton, Dylan O'Brien
    Weird City (YouTube Premium, 2019) is an American comedy science fiction anthology web...  more
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    Mind Field

    Michael Stevens, William Brown
    Mind Field (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American web television series created and presented by...  more
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    Roman Atwood's Day Dreams (YouTube Red, 2017) is a reality show hosted by Roman Atwood. Along...  more
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    Broke

    Quinta Brunson, Maurice Williams
    Broke (YouTube Red, 2016) is an American comedy web television series. Three friends move from...  more

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    Do You Want To See a Dead Body?

    Rob Huebel, Josh Robert Thompson
    Do You Want To See a Dead Body? (YouTube Red, 2017) is a surreal comedy television series...  more
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    Run, BIGBANG Scout!

    T.O.P, Taeyang
    Run, BIGBANG Scout! (YouTube Red, 2017) is a reality show hosted by the South Korean K-pop boy...  more
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    Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge

    Adande 'Swoozie' Thorne, Anthony Anderson
    Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge (YouTube Red, 2017) is a reality competition series...  more
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    We Are Savvy

    Spencer Barbosa, Annie LeBlanc
    We Are Savvy (YouTube Red, 2016) is a reality webseries. Three tween girls make a web show to...  more
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    BTS: Burn the Stage (YouTube Red, 2018) is an eight-episode music documentary series that goes...  more
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    Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (YouTube Red, 2017) is an action comedy television...  more
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    The Age Of A.I.

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    Hyperlinked

    Mariangeli Collado, Lexi Drew
    Hyperlinked (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American musical autobiography web television series...  more

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    12 Deadly Days

    Anna Akana, Jon Fletcher
    12 Deadly Days (YouTube Red, 2016) is an American horror-comedy web television series created...  more
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    Champaign ILL

    Adam Pally, Sam Richardson
    Champaign ILL (YouTube Premium, 2018) is an American comedy web television series, created by...  more
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    Fruit Ninja: Frenzy Force

    Ian Hanlin, Cole Howard
    Fruit Ninja: Frenzy Force (YouTube Red, 2016) is an animated series based on the video game by...  more
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    Long Distance

    Olivia 'Chachi' Gonzales, Cayden Boyd
    Long Distance (YouTube Red, 2017) is a romantic comedy web series directed by Nico Raineau....  more
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    Paranormal Action Squad

    Adam Montoya, Scott Robison
    Paranormal Action Squad (YouTube Red, 2016) is an adult comedy animated show created by Adam...  more
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    Furze World Wonders (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American-Canadian web series created by Jeff...  more
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    Lifeline

    Zach Gilford, Sydney Park
    Lifeline (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American science fiction drama series created by Benjamin...  more
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    Kings of Atlantis

    Cody Owen, Joseph Kenny
    Kings of Atlantis (YouTube Red, 2017) is an American animation web television series directed...  more